johnny depp

Hollywood Salaries Have Been Taken To The Bank

Liam Neeson took home a $2 million payday for 2009’s Taken (a career best at the time). However, for Taken 2 the Irish actor was paid a very impressive $12 million upfront and he looks set to score much more with his back-end participation. [...]

October 13, 2012

A Glimmer Of Hope For Johnny Depp And THE LONE RANGER

I’ve been harsh on Johnny Depp lately, but it’s only because I hate to see a good artist slide into paycheck induced mediocrity (I’d also like to see producer Jerry Bruckheimer get back on track, but that’s another matter). However, the [...]

October 4, 2012

ED WOOD – Tim Burton At His Best

Tim Burton will never top Ed Wood. It’s a fact, case closed. The passionate biopic of the infamous B-movie director and his relationship with Bela Lugosi has parallels with Burton’s own relationship with Vincent Price. Burton brings an [...]

June 11, 2012

Where’s KISS KISS BANG BANG 2?

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is a near flawless modern noir. Shane Black’s script sparkles with wit and one-liners and Robert Downey Jr and Val Kilmer are perfect as the leads. Therefore, it’s a shame that we will never get a sequel. The $15 million film [...]

June 10, 2012

1999: A Movie Year In Review (Part Two)

Welcome to Part 2 of our 1999 Movie Retrospective. The final year of the last century was one hell of a cinematic ride and it offered some outstanding films for lovers of cinema. Now be aware that this is not a definitive list of the films released [...]

May 15, 2012

Robert Downey Jr. To Earn $50 Million From THE AVENGERS

The Avengers is smashing box office records left, right and center – making a lot of money for Marvel, Disney and Paramount Pictures. The $220 million budgeted adventure (at the time of writing) is closing in on $400 million at the domestic box [...]

May 12, 2012

Ron Howard Offers Hope For THE DARK TOWER

Over the last year or so three big budget films from A-list filmmakers were put on hold by Hollywood studios due to their massive costs. The Lone Ranger had Johnny Depp starring as sidekick Tonto, with Jerry Bruckheimer producing and Gore Verbinski [...]

May 8, 2012

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